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POST-STENT-Three months, 340 miles and my 65th birthday later, am doing fine.

POST-STENT-Three months, 340 miles and my 65th birthday later (Medicare!!), am doing fine. No worries with the meds – Plavix doesn’t seem to bother me. I am still a little paranoid when ever there’s a muscle tweak anywhere above my … Continue reading

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“Running is one of the most positive, powerful gifts” Dr Natalie Stavas

“Running is one of the most positive, powerful gifts”.. Dr Natalie Stavas…Her Story I have had trouble with posting.  I’ve tried a number of times only to complete a few incomplete thoughts.  Dr Natalie’s story has helped me try again -her … Continue reading

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Remembering Lucy by Jessica Stewart Simone

Remembering Lucy In preparing for this paper I read Susan Wendell’s piece entitled, “Toward a Feminist Theory of Disability,” and I found it to be an accessibly enriching source in which I could refer to throughout my readings on personal … Continue reading

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64, rehab, and “crank it baby”!

64, rehab, and “crank it baby”! Yes I played the Beatles “When am Sixty-Four” on my birthday earlier this month. Once is enough though. Turning sixty-four and rehabbing a stubborn running injury is a sure combination for feeling sorry for … Continue reading

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it’s always something……

Injuries are humbling…. I think I’ve had every running injury there is at one time or another. A good friend and frequent running partner of mine (Haven’t seen him in a couple of months) we would always start our runs … Continue reading

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Trail Creature Encounters

Snakes – I believe only Garter snakes – Lots of caterpillars – my wife likes to make sure they get safely across the trail path.  Chipmunks galore – mostly out of the corner of my eye.  Squirrels of course.. Lots … Continue reading

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Number 99 Uphill (Remembering Joy and Adversity) Philip A Campbell -my brother

Number 99 Uphill

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My Daughter’s Wedding

WOW!!!!! Thank you Father Pat for allowing us to celebrate this VERY VERY Joyous  “NOW” Moment in Time….here in Grace Church… Grace Church has always been a welcoming, comfortable and warm place to be.   I think this has a lot … Continue reading

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About 2:30pm – watching the Phillies and nodding off.. 15 minutes in time…

About 2:30pm – watching the Phillies and nodding off..  15 minutes in time… I recently allowed/encouraged a couple of my neighbors with kids to use the pool.  I have to work out rules… we get a knock on our door … Continue reading

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Saturday June 30th- 4 minutes –

Saturday June 30th– 4 minutes –   I like 10ks better then 5ks – 10ks allows me to settle in to a comfortable pace – 5ks seem like am trying to go all out the entire race.  After a month … Continue reading

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